LeWeb’13 London Conference

Fri Jun 7, 2013 10:58am EDT

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LeWeb’13 London Conference

Announcement of the Winners of the Startup Competition

LeWeb continues its proud tradition of bringing the very best global startups together in its Startup Competition for the London event. The famous competition has recognized 3 young companies that have developed real time applications.

The 3 winners of the Startup Competition are:

1er Prize : Pricing Assistant
2e Prize : Genetrainer
3e Prize : MyPermissions

First Prize - Pricing Assistant: Pricing Assistant is the first online service optimizing the pricing of online stores. The goal of this platform is to provide information about the pricing competitors, thanks to a powerful algorithm. The system permanently monitors the players of the relevant field and allows an easy and clear benchmark. The information is updated everyday and online stores receive notifications and advise regarding price modifications in order to improve competitiveness.

Second Prize - Genetrainer: Genetrainer is the world’s first fully automated, genetically-guided fitness product. The system provides you with personalised training plans, exercises and advice derived from your own DNA, giving you a faster and more measurable way of achieving your individual training goals.
Heart rate, sleep and weight can all be tracked, so you can monitor your progress and fitness in real time. Your training plan and advice automatically synchronises with your body condition and current fitness level. Genetrainer is compatible with a range of popular commercial genetic tests.

Third Prize - MyPermissions: MyPermissions is a suite of security tools for protecting personal privacy online. It monitors all applications across social networking sites and in the cloud, including Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, Dropbox and more, and gives users control over the data that apps are able to access. MyPermissions protects users from unknowingly sharing photos, documents, locations, contacts, emails, or any other sensitive information, and allows them to approve or revoke what apps access their data, and how. It offers a free mobile app for iOS and Android, and a Chrome plugin that gives users real-time alerts whenever a new application connects.

Following the success of the annual Paris event, organisers Geraldine and Loic Le Meur had launched the second edition of LeWeb summer session in London with a central theme: « Sharing Economy ».

HP has sponsored the Startup Competition and GuideWire Group ensured the production.

All the information is available here: http://london.leweb.co/
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About LeWeb:
LeWeb Paris is Europe's number one event for the web industry.
In 2012, the conference gathered 3500 participants coming from more than 80 countries, and more than 500 journalists. Prestigious speakers have participated in the previous editions, such as Karl Lagerfeld, Carlos Ghosn, Shimon Peres, Philippe Starck, Paulo Coelho ou bien encore Rania de Jordanie.

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